Meaning of “cerebral cortex” in the English Dictionary


"cerebral cortex" in English

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cerebral cortexnoun [ C, C ]

uk /ˌser.ɪ.brəl ˈkɔː.teks/ us /ˌser.ɪ.brəl ˈkɔːr.teks/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • By each impulse streaming into the brain from the sense organs, we can imagine the structure of the cerebral cortex to be more or less permanently altered. 
  • Evidence obtained from clinical observations has tended of late to locate the pathological lesions of chorea in the cerebral cortex. 

(Definition of “cerebral cortex” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)